The government has waived the fee for SC/ST candidates, who join vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthan.
Formerly under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Jan Shikshan Sansthans were transferred to the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in 2018.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan
Jan Shikshan Sansthan (formerly known as Shramik Vidyapeeth) are established for providing vocational skills to non-literate, neo-literates as well as school dropouts by identifying skills that have a market in the region of their establishment.
The scope of work of Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs) includes the following:
Develop/Source appropriate curriculum and training modules covering vocational elements, general awareness and life enrichment components.
JSS’s are encouraged to undertake training equivalent to courses designed by the Directorate of Adult Education, National Institute of Open Schooling and Director General, Employment & Training.
Provide training to a pool of resource persons and master trainers for conducting training.
Administer simple tests and award certificates.
Network with employers and industries for trainees to get suitable placement